Wits Human Resources makes use of integrated on-line recruiting software to manage all their vacancies. Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the new iRecruitment link  in order to create their profile or visit the advertised Jobs listed in order to apply directly for the advertised job. 

Internal applicants
To view a full list of internal vacancies click on the following link and follow the ‘Apply for Job’ navigation :

External applicants
Click on the advertised Job links below to be re-directed to the on-line recruiting system. All applications are to be made via on-line application. In the event of Technical Difficulties contact: Ms Refilwe Ngwenya,

21st Century Institute vacancies
Click here for a list of vacancies 

Academic Vacancies

PositionDepartmentClosing Date
Lecturer (AC.08.4) Pharmacology 03 Jul 2015
Lecturer (Bioinformatics) (NS.08.4) School of Molecular And Cell Biology 03 Jul 2015
Associate Researcher/Researcher (AC.09.4) Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit 10 Jul 2015
Head of School (PC.04.3) School of Physiology 14 Jul 2015
Post-doctoral Fellowship (EN.09.4) School of Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering 15 Jul 2015
Associate Lecturer (AC.09.4) School of Architecture and Planning 16 Jul 2015
Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (AC.07.4) School of Architecture and Planning 16 Jul 2015
Headship in the School of Physics (NS.04.3) School of Physics 17 Jul 2015
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor (AC.08.4) Political Studies 31 Jul 2015
Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer (MA.06.3) School of Computational & Applied Mathematics 31 Jul 2015
Chair of Mining Engineering (EN.05.3) School of Mining Engineering 31 Jul 2015
BIOKINETIC INTERNSHIP (AC.09.4) Centre for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine 28 Aug 2015
Health Economist (AC.08.4) School of Public Health 15 Sep 2015

Support Vacancies

PositionDepartmentClosing Date
Manager: Financial Aid & Scholarships Office (AD06) (AD.06.3) Financial Accounting Office 03 Jul 2015
Alumni Liaison Officer (AD10) (AD.10.4) Alumni Relations 09 Jul 2015
Senior Librarian (LB.08.4) Geomaths Library 09 Jul 2015
National Coordinator (1 year contract) (AD.09.4) Centre for Deaf Studies 10 Jul 2015
UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN (AD.03.2) DVC (Knowledge and Information Management) 10 Jul 2015
National Deaf Mentor Coordinator (1 year contract appointment) (AD.10.4) Centre for Deaf Studies 10 Jul 2015
Development and Fundraising Coordinator (1 year contract) (AD.10.4) Centre for Deaf Studies 10 Jul 2015
DEPUTY DIRECTOR: CLEAR (AD 06) (AD.06.3) Wits School of Governance 15 Jul 2015